Hernando County Public Schools
Hernando County Public Schools
Welcome to Hernando County School District in beautiful Brooksville, Florida! Education is expanding in Hernando County with the addition of new schools making room for more students and brighter futures. More than 22,000 students are currently enrolled in the school system. Within our 24 schools, our 1,275 outstanding teachers help our students to pursue excellence by providing a progressive, child- centered curriculum in a caring and inspiring environment. We invited you to come see all that we have to offer! Hernando County is located in the geographic center of Florida, approximately 45 miles north of downtown Tampa, 50 miles west of Orlando, 100 miles south of the Ocala/Gainesville areas. Hernando County covers 312,000 acres (477 sq. miles), stretching 37 miles from east to west and 18 miles from north to south. Bordered on the west by the Gulf of Mexico, Hernando County is on "The Nature Coast." Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge comprises a portion of the northwest boundary, while the Withlacoochee State Forest and the Withlacoochee River frames the east. Hernando County's rivers and lakes provide the freshwater angler some of the finest bass fishing in Florida and Hernando Beach is now considered to be one of the finest tarpon fishing grounds in the world. Hernando County is simply a great place to live, work, and play! For more information on Hernando County, Florida, just click the following links: http://floridasadventurecoast.com http://www.co.hernando.fl.us http://springhillnow.com/60-things-to-do-within-60-miles-of-hernando-county-fl/2014/07/31 http://www.hernandotourism.org https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hernando_County,_Florida Come find all you're looking for with Hernando County Schools!
VISION: We're all about students! GUIDING PRINCIPLES: We believe... • Education is the foundation for a better future. • Family and community involvement are critical to a high quality educational system. • Diverse individuals, ideas, talents and learning styles strengthen our communities. • All stakeholders share in the responsibility and decision-making as part of supporting student success and school improvement. • Individuals and organizations are accountable for their behaviors and actions. • Commitment to teaching methodologies that foster student engagement, critical thinking and content mastery will prepare all students to graduate ready to work and post-secondary education. • Shared purpose, collaboration, commitment to continuous improvements and innovative spirit are essential in effective teaching cultures. • Safe, caring environments are essential for learning and the well-being of all students. • High expectations and recognition empower individuals and lead to improve performance. • Aligned expectations and policies that reflect best business practices and essential for success. MISSION: The Hernando County School District collaborates with parents and other community stakeholders to effectively prepare all students for a successful transition into a diverse and changing world.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is the policy of The School Board of Hernando County, Florida, not to illegally discriminate or allow its employees to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability or GINA, in its educational programs or employment practices.